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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Border Line Trail
A big, grueling climb in Staunton State Park followed by some fun downhill and a historic old mill. Near Evergreen, Colorado
Winiger Ridge Trail
A singletrack out and back on a scenic ridge line. Near Nederland, Colorado
Too Long
Great views and numerous switchbacks. Near Morrison, Colorado
Mason Creek Trail
A fun, rolling downhill section to end the Tour de Staunton. Near Evergreen, Colorado
Staunton State Park - Full Clockwise Loop
A very fun, reasonable tour with beautiful scenery and perfect mix of cross-country and downhill. Near Evergreen, Colorado
Bergen Peak Trail
A rocky sustained climb. Near Morrison, Colorado
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Idaho Springs  


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Bob Horan bouldering at Swissco, Fall River Road ...

Description 

There are various climbing options in this area. They range from roadside cragging to subalpine bouldering. Most of these are accessed via I-70 and/or the Fall River Rd.

Addendum: the Fall River Road slab was moved to the Dumont vicinity area.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 0.5 miles from here

54 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',5],['V2-3',20],['V4-5',13],['V6-7',10],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Idaho Springs:
Doughy   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   Reynolds Lake : Reynolds Boulder
A River Runs Through It   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : A River Runs Through It Bou...
Dada Movement   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : Art Boulder
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Featured Route For Idaho Springs
Jeremy Jennings on the second ascent of Apollo 11.

Apollo 11 V5 6C  CO : Idaho Springs : ... : Moon Boulder
Climb using the seams and holds on the face. Start on the low, square hold with a right hand. Move up on good holds....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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